Sabotage Sessions: Bleach Boy / Pray For Mojo / Deh Yey | Band on the Wall | Wed 11 Jan | 7:30pm | Free Entry

What better way to beat those January blues than midweek gig.. and a free one at that! Head down to Band on the Wall this Wed 11 Jan as Sabotage MCR return with another of their Sessions – this instalment features post-punk-grunge band Bleach Boy, psychedelic rockers Pray For Mojo and Chester two-piece Deh Yey. Find out more at the link below!

Band on the Wall, 25 Swan St, Manchester, M4 5JZ
The Pentatonic Presents: Twin Sisters | Gullivers NQ | Fri 13 Jan | 7pm | £9

Courtesy of The Pentatonic, Manchester’s Twin Sisters take the stage at Gullivers NQ this Fri 13 Jan. They’ll be joined at the popular Northern Quarter venue by fellow local acts The Kurbs and Killer Pascal. Tickets are priced at £9 (inc. booking fee). Grab yours below!

Gullivers NQ, 109 Oldham St, Manchester, M4 1LW
Bread Records: On The Rise | Lions Den | Sat 14 Jan | 7:30pm | £6.50

Bread Records present their latest On The Rise event at Lions Den this Sat 14 Jan from 7:30pm. Featuring some of the North West’s finest up-and-coming bands – the bill for the evening includes By Wednesday, Civic Green, Gallaher’s Green and Sour Punch! Don’t miss this one!

Lions Den, 253 Deansgate, Mews, Manchester, M3 4EN
The Talleyrand Presents: Pete Astor + Ani Borealis | The Talleyrand | Sat 14 Jan | 7:30pm | £12.10

Get yourselves to The Talleyrand this Sat 14 Jan as songwriter Pete Astor and support act Ani Borealis perform a very special gig. Astor is known for his work with The Loft and The Weather Prophets back in the 80s and later The Wisdom of Harry and Ellis Island Sound – plus a plethora of solo work over the years. Brighton’s Ani Borealis brings a stripped back version of their dreamy-folktronica debut album due for release this year.

The Talleyrand, 1030 Stockport Rd, Manchester, M19 3WX
Echo Chamber x Withington & Fallowfield Foodbank Present: DiekaiDie / Zoen / Otala / Worm School | Fuel Café Bar | Sat 14 Jan | 7:45pm | £5

Echo Chamber partner with Withington & Fallowfield Foodbank this Sat 14 Jan to help combat the rise in the cost of living. Taking place at Fuel, there will be sets from DiekaiDie, Zoen, Otala and Worm School with all proceeds of this show will be going straight to helping to fund these services. There will also be a place to donate food and sanitary products. Tickets are priced at a fiver with doors from 7pm.

Fuel Cafe Bar, 448 Wilmslow Rd, Withington, Manchester, M20 3BW
M2TM Manchester 2023: Heat 1 | Rebellion | Sun 15 Jan | 6pm | £5 OTD or PayPal at venue

Bloodstock’s Metal 2 the Masses campaign in Manchester hits Rebellion this Sun 15 Jan for Heat 1 of their competition. Participating bands for this event are The Island, Wrath of Man, Blacklist and Dekaytah. Every paying customer will be handed a token on arrival to vote for your favourite band. Doors are from 6pm, with the first band on at 6:30pm. Find out more at the link below.

Rebellion, 2B Whitworth St W, Manchester, M1 5WZ
Tue 10 Jan - Sun 15 Jan, Photo credit: Eloise King-Clements @eloisekingclements
Cat Allan
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Tue 10 Jan 2023